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32nd Edition of the International Exhibition of Humor

Theme of the year: OIL (PETROL)

  • These are the years of the first oil crisis when it was still thought to be a passing phenomenon even if some of these are already premonitory of the current situation: Migliorati, Clericetti, De Angelis, Houf, Van Daam, Salciccia describe a world gradually drained of natural resources.

    Lucio Troijano, Italy, is awarded the Palme d'Or, Arend van Daam, Netherlands, the Golden Date for the Fixed Theme while Quino designs the manifesto. Fremura & Vannucci win the Palme d'Or for Humorous Literature with "Balocchi e Profumi".

    It is an event full of events but the most important one, the historians do not want it, is not the inauguration by the Minister of Tourism, Egidio Ariosto, but the presence of Alberto Sordi who presents a book written together with Giancarlo Governi, "History of an Italian ". Other book presentations include Massimo Grillandi and Marcello Venturi.

    Alan Ford's tenth anniversary follows with the publication of the magazine "Bordighera o Morte" set at the Salone and in Bordighera, where our ramshackle heroes must discover an elusive killer.

    But to end with a flourish and in an incandescent way, Beppe Grillo arrives and the Magician Silvan follows for the award ceremony!

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The Awards

The Salone recognizes the artistic qualities of the participants in drawing and literature with several awards. Some prestigious institutions have wanted to add their patronage such as the Council of Europe, the Presidency of the Republic, the City of Bordighera and various other regional bodies and private foundations. The main prizes that are awarded by juries of outstanding personalities are the Palme d'Or trophy which represents the highest recognition for the Authors, the Golden Date and the Silver Date.These are the years of the first oil crisis when it was still thought to be a passing phenomenon even if some of these are already premonitory of the current situation: Migliorati, Clericetti, De Angelis, Houf, Van Daam, Salciccia describe a world gradually drained of natural resources. Lucio Troijano, Italy, is awarded the Palme d'Or, Arend van Daam, Netherlands, the Golden Date for the Fixed Theme while Quino designs the manifesto. Fremura & Vannucci win the Palme d'Or for Humorous Literature with "Balocchi e Profumi". It is an event full of events but the most important one, the historians do not want it, is not the inauguration by the Minister of Tourism, Egidio Ariosto, but the presence of Alberto Sordi who presents a book written together with Giancarlo Governi, "History of an Italian ". Other book presentations include Massimo Grillandi and Marcello Venturi. Alan Ford's tenth anniversary follows with the publication of the magazine "Bordighera o Morte" set at the Salone and in Bordighera, where our ramshackle heroes must discover an elusive killer. But to end with a flourish and in an incandescent way, Beppe Grillo arrives and the Magician Silvan follows for the award ceremony!These are the years of the first oil crisis when it was still thought to be a passing phenomenon even if some of these are already premonitory of the current situation: Migliorati, Clericetti, De Angelis, Houf, Van Daam, Salciccia describe a world gradually drained of natural resources. Lucio Troijano, Italy, is awarded the Palme d'Or, Arend van Daam, Netherlands, the Golden Date for the Fixed Theme while Quino designs the manifesto. Fremura & Vannucci win the Palme d'Or for Humorous Literature with "Balocchi e Profumi". It is an event full of events but the most important one, the historians do not want it, is not the inauguration by the Minister of Tourism, Egidio Ariosto, but the presence of Alberto Sordi who presents a book written together with Giancarlo Governi, "History of an Italian ". Other book presentations include Massimo Grillandi and Marcello Venturi. Alan Ford's tenth anniversary follows with the publication of the magazine "Bordighera o Morte" set at the Salone and in Bordighera, where our ramshackle heroes must discover an elusive killer. But to end with a flourish and in an incandescent way, Beppe Grillo arrives and the Magician Silvan follows for the award ceremony!

The drawings

Books of the year

  • 1979_Fremura & Vannucci Letteratura umoristica
  • 1979 Starace Letteratura umoristica
  • 1979 Terzoli & Vaime Letteratura umoristica
  • 1979 Pericoli & Pirella
  • 1979 Scialoja Letteratura illustrata
  • 1979 Origone Humour Comics
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    The event could not have lasted for over fifty years without the contribution of numerous "volunteers" and "precepts" who brought enthusiasm and desire to do whatever the task received, with nineteenth-century shifts! From the choice of the drawings, to the preparation of the panels (always the same every year), to the posting with various pins of the hundreds of drawings up to the presence on stage.

    We therefore want to thank, in absolutely no order but with equal contributions, all those who come to mind, apologizing if we miss some, but we are ready to fix it!

    Sponsors: Agnesi, Olio Calvi, Olio Carli, Pallanca, Martini & Rossi, Atkinsons, Seat - Pagine Gialle, Fiat, Citizen, La Stampa, Radio Montecarlo, etc.

    The accommodation activities, Chez Louis, Bar GP, La Vecchia, Mino du Re Dolceacqua, Terme di Pigna, Ristorante Cacciatori Imperia, Hotel Michelin,

    Presenters: Luisella Berrino, Cesare Viazzi, Roberto Basso (Rama di Palma d'Oro 1985)

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